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Thursday, July 16th 2020

Sheriff Forum Tackles Immigration and IV-Police Relations

Dominick Ojeda Photo Editor After serving as Sheriff for Santa Barbara County for over 11 years, Sheriff Bill Brown will be up for re-election on June...

Six Questions with Monique Limón, Candidate for 37th District Assemblymember

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer This coming June, UCSB students will have the opportunity to vote in a candidate to represent them and the 37th District in...

Human Remains Discovered in Ocean Near Isla Vista

Annette Ding News Editor Updated on July 26, 5:50 p.m. Santa Barbara County Sheriff Kelly Hoover sent out a follow-up press release at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday...

Proposed SBMTD Changes Will Affect UCSB and SBCC Students Alike

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District is considering reducing service lines 15x, 20, and 21x. If approved, the changes would go into...

Thomas Fire Causes Power Outages, Air Quality Warning across Santa Barbara

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief A power outage plunged Santa Barbara and Ventura counties into darkness Monday night, less than one week before the start of fall quarter...

UCSB Sees New Migration of Bird Scooters

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter On Sept. 27, residents woke up to the sight of Bird scooters nestled across numerous corners in Isla Vista, making...

Lake Cachuma Sits at Below 40 Percent Capacity, Affects Santa Barbara County Communities

Julia Frazer Staff Writer Lake Cachuma, an artificial lake located in the Santa Ynez Valley of central Santa Barbara County, is sitting at approximately 38 percent....

A Look Into Joan Hartmann’s Reelection Campaign for Third District Supervisor of Santa Barbara...

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter March 3 will mark the date of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors' primary election, with candidates Joan Hartmann,...

Researchers Unsure How Exactly to Decommission Holly

Lauren Marnel Shores Campus Beat Reporter To Goleta residents and University of California, Santa Barbara students, Platform Holly, a charmingly named oil rig just off the...

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Confirms One Positive Case of COVID-19

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter On the afternoon of March 15, the Santa Barbara county Public Health Department (PHD) confirmed one case of COVID-19, or coronavirus...